9 SUPER FRUITS FOR IMPROVED HEALTH
Eating fruit provides exceptional health benefits — people who eat more fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
A P P L E
Apples are a great source of fiber. The skin contains quercetin, an antioxidant that packs antihistamine and anti-inflammatory power.
A Ç A Í B E R R I E S
Açaí actually deserves some of the hype it gets, thanks to weapons grade antioxidant levels that clobber other Superfruit rivals like blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries.
G R A P E F R U I T
Grapefruit is known for it's heart benefits. A grapefruit a day-particularly the ruby variety-can help keep heart disease at bay by lowering cholesterol. The redder the fruit the better. They contain higher levels of antioxidants.
B L U E B E R R I E S
Studies have linked high flavonoid levels in blueberries with a better memory, and regular consumption may help keep your brain functioning well as you age. Blueberries are rich in manganese, which plays an important role in your metabolism, which can keep you slim and energized.
K I W I
Kiwi helps the digestive system work properly. It also helps people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) reduce symptoms after consuming them over a period of time. Kiwi, especially the skin, is high in fiber and pre-biotic complex carbohydrates.
O R A N G E S
Besides being well known for its vitamin C which boosts your immune system's performance this fruit is also a great source of fiber, potassium, calcium, folate and other B vitamins.
B L A C K B E R R I E S
These tart and tasty gems rank in the top 10 for antioxidant power, they are specifically rich in polyphenols, the same family of antioxidants found in green tea, which can help prevent cardiovascular disease, cancers and osteoporosis. They are also rich in fiber.
S T R A W B E R R I E S
Strawberries are bursting with vitamin C. They're an excellent source of folic acid, which can help protect your heart. They also whiten your teeth naturally. Crush a strawberry to a pulp, mix with baking soda until blended. Spread mixture onto your teeth for 5 minutes.
B A N A N A S
Bananas are loaded with potassium, which lowers blood pressure, and is one of the best sources of resistant starch, a healthy carb that fills you up and helps to boost your metabolism.
We promote the power of Mother Nature's natural ingredients first. Cooking as a family is one of the greatest pleasures as a family unit. There are those occasions where we just don't have the time to eat all those servings per day. It's recommended that you eat 8 – 10 servings of fruit & vegetables per day. We do offer a healthy alternative where those ingredients are condensed.